Lists of television channels in India

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There are currently 870 permitted private satellite television channels in India as of August 2018.[1] Tamil-language television channel Sun TV has the highest viewership as per the BARC India report. Numerous regional channels are also available throughout India, often distributed according to languages.


By video technology[edit]

By language[edit]

By category[edit]

Top ten television channels in India[edit]

This is a list of top ten television channels in India as per BARC ratings.[2]

Rank Channel name Language
1 Sun TV Tamil
2 Zee Anmol Hindi
3 Sony Pal Hindi
4 Sony MAX Hindi
5 Zee TV Hindi
6 Star Maa Telugu
7 Colors Hindi
8 Sony Wah Hindi
9 STAR Bharat Hindi
10 Star Plus Hindi

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Permitted Private Satellite TV Channels". Ministry of Information & Broadcasting. 8 March 2018. 
  2. ^ "Top ten Channels". BARC India=Week 24: Saturday,9th June 2018 to Friday, 15th June 2018.